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The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Yastrebino Village, Volosovo Region)

Subject / Religion. Church/Orthodox churches

The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Yastrebino Village, Volosovo Region). The original wooden church was built before 1500 in the Yastrebinsky Nikolsky Pogost, it was rebuilt during 1767-1769, in 1857 it was removed in the village of Ratchino (it is the Kingisepp District now). In 1855 - 1857 the stone church, in the Russian-Byzantine style, with added the bell tower was built in the territory of the former estate of R.N. Gerbel (architect К.I. Brandt and architect О.V. Bremer). The church was closed on 20 February 1930 for the first time, it was re-opened on 7July 1930. The church was closed on 4 August 1939 for the second time. The church was opened in March 1942 during the Nazi occupation. The church did not act from 1960 because of the absence of a priest. It was closed on 10 November 1961, in 1962 the church building was adapted for the school workshop, in 1963 the church building was adapted for the sports hall . In the 1990s the church building was not used and was seriously damaged, there were no cupolas. In the middle of the 1990s the revival community was registered. The restoration work was done and the religious services were begun.

Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Brandt, Karl Ivanovich
Bremer, Otto Vasilyevich
Gerbel, R.N.

Leningrad Oblast, the/Volosovo District/Yastrebino Village
Historical Toponyms/Yastrebinsky Nikolsky Pogost

Земля Невская Православная: Краткий церковно-исторический справочник / Науч. ред. В.В. Антонов. СПб., 2006.
Шкаровский М.В. Церковь зовет к защите Родины. СПб., 2005., 309-310

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